A busy time for PPDVP

PPDVP is entering a busy phase with a number of deployments underway or due, as well as workshops and conferences

Felix Alefaio is currently in Tuvalu for two weeks, where he will be working with other NZ Police staff to advance processes and agreements with NGO’s and the Police.  Felix will run a series of workshops on the maneapas on family violence and undertake a range of support activities with Tuvalu Police.

Soni Malaulau is in the Cook Islands from 18 to 20th June with the annual PICP Women’s Advisory Network (WAN) meeting and will present on the outcomes of the recent PPDVP Symposium.

Greg Turner heads to Tonga late next week to support the Tonga Police and other partners as they move to a new legislative regime with the Family Protection Act coming into force on 1 July.  The PPDVP and NZ Police have been working with Tonga Police in the development ad delivery of training in the new provisions for all police staff.  The work in Tonga will help other countries as their new legislation comes on board later this year and early next year.

Kim Bloomfield is updating the various 11 computer systems this week to a new version of the Jade Investigator software – known as CMIS.  Kim and Rod Walker from AFP will join Micronesian police in Guam at the end of the month for CMIS training with Palau, Chuuk and Majuro police staff, who will take possession of their database systems and begin to use them in their countries.

Stan Nikoro will deploy to the Cook islands in July for three weeks to advance their plans for a pilot programme on alternative resolution processes on an outer island and to to follow up on PPDVP Gender Approach work with Cook Islands Police.

Cam Ronald travels to Morocco at the invitation of UN Women to participate in a Global Technical Consultation on the Police and Justice sector’s response to VAW for Essential Services from 1- 4 July 2014 in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Soni travels to Niue in  July to update our work plans with the Niue police and to see how things are progressing.

And to finish off this busy time, Kim will run a workshop in Fiji in late July on the updated version of the database with staff from Tonga, Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Solomon Islands.


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